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T’ang Dynasty architecture – medieval China

By |2018-04-18T09:53:27+00:00June 5th, 2017|Architecture, China, Medieval|

Longmen Caves (493-900 AD) By the time of the T'ang Dynasty, in the 600s AD, people were bringing together the Buddhist and Taoist traditions in China to create a new unified Chinese artistic style. At the Longmen Caves, sculptors carved many Buddhas and bodhisatvas in this new style. The T'ang emperors also built themselves [...]